The Metro New Jersey Chapter Welcomes You!

Welcome to the Metro New Jersey Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Our mission is to be a national leader in appraisal education; to foster a spirit of camaraderie, attract top level real estate professionals to our organization, and engender an atmosphere of professional pride, outstanding achievement and success for those affiliated with the chapter and their firms.

The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 17,000 professionals in almost 50 countries throughout the world. Our mission is to empower valuation professionals through community, credentialing, education, body of knowledge and ethical standards.

Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Individuals of the Appraisal Institute benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS designations.

Appraisal Institute and Chapter Education and Events: Everyone (AI and Non-AI students) must have a user name (email address) and password (reset by signing in to the Appraisal Institute website, and choose forgot password to get link to reset). When registering, keep in mind registration fees are priced according to a reduced fee for downloading materials and do not include a hard copy of materials. You will pay an additional fee for materials and shipping if you do not want to print materials on your own or bring an electronic device.


Donate Today to the Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation Fund.

Please click the following link to donate and read information about Education Scholarships,

18th Annual Fall Conference @ Holiday Inn Clark, Clark, NJ
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

18th Annual Fall Conference submitted for 7 CE hours to the New Jersey and New York Real Estate Appraisers Boards, the New Jersey Insurance and Banking Board for Realtor Broker 7 CE elective hours and the New Jersey Tax Assessors Board for 1.5 Administrative hours and 5.5 Appraisal Hours.

Rapid Response; Market Analysis in Volatile Markets @ Virtual on Zoom
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Virtual Meeting Participation Guidelines:

Students must have webcam/iphone/ipad/smartphone capability to participate and receive continuing education credit. The platform will be interactive and live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor.

You must send a copy of a picture ID (if you have attended a chapter class or meeting, your ID will be on file), which can be your driver’s license with all details blacked out except the name and picture emailed to the Chapter office as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the offering start date.

You cannot take virtual education from a vehicle; you must be able to see the presentation, be seen and respond if necessary.

ZOOM access link will be emailed to student prior to the offering in separate email from registration confirmation.

If you are using your Ipad/Iphone/smartphone please download the ZOOM app prior to offering.

Please check your webcam privacy settings on your computer.

If you have a Lenovo laptop, you must have the Lenovo Vantage App installed on your computer for webcam to work.

Check state approvals before registering to make sure the states you are licensed have approved the course/seminar and allow Virtual education in place of classroom education during the pandemic.



7 Hour USPAP 2022-2023 Update @ Holiday Inn Clark
Dec 8 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

You need to have a copy of the 2020-2021 USPAP book from the Appraisal Foundation, The 2022-2023 Student Handbook and Reference materials are included as a download when you register. If you want a hard copy of the student handbook and reference material, you must choose to purchase when you register which is an additional charge plus shipping. There will not be materials on site.

John J. Musnuff, MAI

2022 Chapter President

New Designees:

Danielle Lopez, SRA

New AI-GRS designees:

Cynthia Xu, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

Thank you to our 2022 Conference Sponsors:


Ard Appraisal

Meehan Valuation

Otteau Group, Inc.



Integra Realty Resources

McKirdy Riskin Olson Della Pelle, PC

Oxford Appraisal Management

Professional Appraisal Associates

Progress Capital

Pyramid Real Estate


Zipp & Tannenbaum, LLC


Appraisal Consultants, Corp.

Appraisal Group International


Columbia Bank

The Appraisal Source

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis, LLP

Nationwide Consulting Co.

New Jersey Realty Advisory Group

Wade Appraisal

Download the 2022 Sponsor brochure and application and Get Your Company Recognized